Call for Abstracts: 2017 National Transgender Health Summit

UCSF’s Center of Excellence for Transgender Health is hosting the 2017 National Transgender Health Summit (NTHS) in Oakland, California, from November 10-12, 2017. NTHS is the premiere national conference in transgender health. This landmark program will present cutting-edge research, evidence-based educational sessions, training opportunities across many disciplines.

NTHS is now accepting abstracts for oral presentations, knowledge- and skill-building workshops, and mini symposia along the following conference tracks:

  • Research Track: The research track is a forum for disseminating data-driven research and evaluation from diverse health-related disciplines.
  • Clinical Track: Submissions should focus on a specific topic or related set of topics. The proposal should include specific focused objectives, as well as a discussion of the evidence base to be used and the qualifications of the presenters. Submissions from all clinical areas will be considered, including primary care, hormone therapy, surgery, mental health, voice & language, gynecology, pediatrics, adolescent medicine.
  • Policy Track: The policy track is a collaborative effort between the Center of Excellence for Transgender Health and the Transgender Law Center. This curated track will address transgender health policy issues, such as incarceration, immigration and insurance coverage. A select number of submitted abstracts may be incorporated into the policy track.
  • Trans and Gender Diverse Community Track: This track will provide a forum for trans and gender diverse people in health professions to strengthen their skill set and networks for leadership, community mobilization and professional development.

Check out NTHS’ abstract submission guidelines for more information. Abstracts are due no later than August 8, 2017.

About Kim Rodgers

Kim Rodgers serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in infectious disease and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

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